Martha Ellen Harrod

8 May 1852–30 January 1901 (Age 48)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Martha Ellen

When Martha Ellen Harrod was born on 8 May 1852, in Ohio, United States, her father, Elijah Harrod, was 37 and her mother, Laura A. Ayers, was 27. She married Charles Stephenson Cline on 1 May 1874, in Knox, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Ripley Township, Huron, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 30 January 1901, in Angola, Steuben, Indiana, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Oroville Cemetery, Oroville, Butte, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Stephenson Cline
Martha Ellen Harrod
Marriage: 1 May 1874
Clarence Charles Cline
Laura Elizabeth Cline
Harriet May Cline

Spouse and Children

    Charles Stephenson Cline



1 May 1874
Knox, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Elijah Harrod


    Laura A. Ayers





    Mary Ann Harrod


    Mary Alice Harrod


    Sarah Belle Harrod



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon

Age 5

The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 8

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 14

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English (East Anglia):1. derivative of the Scandinavian personal name Harald ( see Harold ). 2. variant of Harwood . 3. variant of Herrod 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • M E Harrad in household of E Harrad, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Cline in household of Charles Cline, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha E Cline in household of Chas S Cline, "United States Census, 1900"

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